Cities in a World Economy (häftad)
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Cities in a World Economy (häftad)

Cities in a World Economy

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Cities in a World Economy examines the emergence of global cities as a new social formation, as well as sites of rapid and widespread developments in the areas of finance, information and people.
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Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and co-chair of The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University ( She is the author of Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (2008), A Sociology of Globalization (2007), and The Global City (1991), and editor of Deciphering the Global: Its Spaces, Scales and Subjects (2007). Her books have been translated into 22 languages. She is the editor of the volume on urban sustainability in the new 14-volume Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (2006), for which she coordinated a network of researchers and activists in 30 countries.


Preface to the Fifth Edition Preface to the Fourth Edition Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition List of Exhibits Chapter 1. Place and Production in the Global Economy Note Chapter 2. The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization The Global Economy Today Strategic Places Conclusion: After the Pax Americana Notes Chapter 2 Appendix Chapter 3. National and Transnational Urban Systems Global Patterns of Urbanization Urbanization in Africa Today Urbanization in Asia Today Impacts on Primate Systems: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean Impacts on Balanced Urban Systems: The Case of Europe Transnational Urban Systems Global Cities and Immigration Global Cities and Diasporic Networks A Politics of Places on Global Circuits Conclusion: Urban Growth and Its Multiple Meanings Notes Chapter 3 Appendix Chapter 4. The New Urban Economy: The Intersection of Global Processes and Place From the Keynesian City to the Global City The Multiple Circuits of the Global Economy The Specialized Differences of Cities Matter: There Is No Perfect Global City Urban/Rural Specificity Feeds the Knowledge Economy The Global City as a Postindustrial Production Site Producer Services The Formation of a New Production Complex Corporate Headquarters and Cities An Emerging Global Labor Market Conclusion: Cities as Postindustrial Production Sites Notes Chapter 4 Appendix Chapter 5. Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban Economy The Development of Global City Functions: The Case of Miami The Growing Density and Specialization of Functions in Financial Districts: Toronto The Concentration of Functions and Geographic Scale: Sydney Competition or Specialized Differences: The Financial Centers of Hong Kong and Shanghai Making New Global Circuits in Energy and Finance: The Gulf States An Old Imperial City in Today's New East-West Geopolitics: Istanbul Globalization and Concentration: The Case of Leading Financial Centers Why Do Financial Centers Still Exist in the Global Digital Era? In the Digital Era: More Concentration Than Dispersal Conclusion: The Space Economy of Centrality Notes Chapter 5 Appendix Chapter 6. The New Inequalities Within Cities Transformations in the Organization of the Labor Process The Informal Economy The Earnings Distribution in a Service-Dominated Economy The Birth of Global Slums The Restructuring of Urban Consumption Conclusion: A Widening Gap Notes Chapter 7. Global Cities and Global Survival Circuits Women in the Global Economy Localizing the Global The Other Workers in the Advanced Corporate Economy Producing a Global Supply of the New Caretakers: The Feminization of Survival Conclusion Notes Chapter 7 Appendix Chapter 8. The Urbanizing of Global Governance Challenges Cities as Frontier Spaces for Global Governance Bridging the Ecologies of Cities and of the Biosphere When Finance Hits Urban Space When Pursuing National Security Is the Making of Urban Insecurity Notes Chapter 9. A New Geography of Centers and Margins Summary and Implications The Locus of the Peripheral Contested Space References and Suggested Reading Index About the Author